Le Dernier Voyage de L'orient-Express

Features

Location France
Type Commemorative medals › Event medal
Year 1977
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 13.46 g
Size 32 mm
Thickness 2.1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 299157
Numista type number (https://numista.com)

Commemorative issue

Last Journey of the Orient-Express

Obverse

Above the text describing the occaision. In the middle the CIWL logo (Compagnie internationale des wagons-lits) and the date below.

Lettering:
LE DERNIER VOYAGE DE L'ORIENT-EXPRESS
19-22 MAI 1977

Translation:
Last Journey of the Orient-Express
19 22 May

Reverse

Map of the route from Paris to Istanbul via Central and Eastern Europe.

Lettering: PARIS DIJON LAUSANNE BRIG MILAN VERONE VENISE TRIEST L JUNLJANA ZAGREB NIŠ SOFIA ISTANMBOUL

Edge

Lettering: ZILVER 925/1000 © FMN 77 P

Le Dernier Voyage de L'orient-Express -  obverse

Mint

The Franklin Mint, Wawa, Pennsylvania, United States (1964-date)
Mintmark of The Franklin Mint

Comments

1977 - The Last Run Of The Orient Express Stamp and Bullion Coin Deluxe Album
Silver coin & stamp set - Last run of the Orient Express May 1977

This set is a genuine stamped "PNC" item, that was carried on the last train trip the Orient Express did in 1977.
The classy and deluxe dark blue Limited Edition wallet consists of - a Polished Proof finish silver bullion coin, with a map on one side from Paris to Istanbul, the other side it reads Le dernier voyage de l'Orient Express, 19-22 Mai 1977 and is set on a cardboard slip .

It has two stamps, one on each side of the coin, one Turkish and postmarked - Istanbul 22-v-77 and the other French one postmarked - Paris Gare p.l.m 19-5-1977 .


On the back of the cardboard liner insert it has the Certificate of Authenticity document signed by - Jacques - Bernard Dupont -
Administrateur Directeur General Compagnie Internationale des Wagons - Lits.

Issued to commemorate the last run of the Orient Express which was on the 19th May 1977 from Paris to Istanbul.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1977 

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